Modiolus modiolus - Horse mussel

Modiolus modiolus - Horse mussel

Observation - Modiolus modiolus - Horse mussel - UK and Ireland. Description: Horse mussel bed at ~13m. A single dead man's finger (Alcyonium digitatum) attached just next to the ventral opening of the specimen. A sea squirt (possibly Ascidiella aspersa) positioned next to the horse mussel, but is not clear if it is in fact attache

Horse mussel bed at ~13m. A single dead man's finger (Alcyonium digitatum) attached just next to the ventral opening of the specimen. A sea squirt (possibly Ascidiella aspersa) positioned next to the horse mussel, but is not clear if it is in fact attached.